Cable commission votes to survey residents about OCTV

Oxford Community Television (OCTV) has a question for the residents of the two townships and two villages it serves. Actually, it has 20 to 25 questions. Last week, the Oxford Area Cable Communications Commission, the body that oversees OCTV, voted 4-1 to spend up to $7,500 – the price it was quoted – to have […]

Cable commission authorizes architect drawings, puts $300K cap on new station

In a 4-0 vote, the Oxford Area Cable Communications Commission last week decided to obtain architectural drawings for a new station to house Oxford Community Television (OCTV) in Seymour Lake Township Park. Included in the motion is a $300,000 limit on the project, which includes everything from plans and construction to moving and furnishings. If […]

Village officials ponder potential office move

Oxford Village officials discussed the possibility of moving the municipal office from one part of their W. Burdick St. building to another during a work session meeting held Sept. 26. They are considering taking over the office space that had been leased by the Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Department from 2002 until early August. […]

Vets & quilts

Vets & quilts

Last Friday’s Oxford football game against Clarkston was a fund-raiser for Miracle Quilts, a local nonprofit that sews quilts for wounded troops and veterans. A total of $1,806 was raised for the group to continue its good work. Oxford players wore special jerseys bearing the names of veterans and active-duty military personnel.  

Cops say couple swiped packages from porches

Conventional wisdom says couples who play together, stay together. But what about couples that steal together? A Flushing couple that was supposed to be working on cable lines last week, instead spent their time allegedly swiping packages from porches after they had been delivered to homes in Oxford and Brandon townships. Daniel Terrill-Gregory Smith, 26, […]

Brother, can you spare $150K?

If you don’t ask, you don’t get. Oxford Village officials are hoping that old adage will literally pay off for them. Last week, Interim Village Manager Evan Teich and village President Sue Bossardet asked township officials if they would be willing to contribute $150,000 toward improving downtown’s streetscape when the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) […]

New machines make voting more accessible

Folks with disabilities who are unable to vote using a traditional paper ballot or who find the voting experience to be difficult or stressful will be glad to know there’s new technology available at all the polls in Oakland County to make the democratic process easier and more accessible. Made by Hart InterCivic, Inc., a […]

Twp. has new ballot scanners

Voters in the Nov. 7 election will notice a new type of machine accepting and recording their ballots. Oxford Township now has 10 Verity Scan devices, made by the Austin, Texas-based Hart InterCivic, Inc., that will be used to digitally scan all paper ballots and store images of them on a flash drive. There’s one […]

Get your free eye exam Oct. 7 at Post 108

Early detection is the key to preventing and successfully treating almost any medical condition, and the Oxford American Legion Post 108 (130 E. Drahner Rd.) is once again opening its doors to local veterans and their families to keep their vision sharp. On Saturday, Oct. 7, veterans, active-duty military personnel and their families are invited […]

OXFD open house Oct. 1

To kick off National Fire Prevention Week, the Oxford Fire Department will host its annual open house on Sunday, Oct. 1 from noon to 4 p.m. It will be held at Fire Station #1, located at 96 N. Washington St. Activities will include fire extinguisher demonstrations, a smoke house, fire truck viewing, spraying a real […]

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